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Job Title:IT Specialist (INFOSEC)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AF13-350 330777

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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SALARY RANGE:

$60,520.00 to $78,674.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 to Monday, May 20, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Portland, OR United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals

JOB SUMMARY:

OREGON AIR NATIONAL GUARD
NATIONWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

IT Specialist (INFOSEC)
142 Fighter Wing in Portland, Oregon

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Permanent
PD #: D1849

Series/Grade:
GS-2210-11/11
Salary Range: $60,520.00-$78,674.00

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*

*Must be certified IAW DoD 8570.01-M, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, Clinger Cohen Act of 1996 and obtain Special Experience Identifier (SEI) 267, Information Assurance – Management Level II (IAM II), IAW current AF directives.*
*PCS is not Authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: Individuals in the 3rd Area of Consideration must meet all military requirements of achieving 20 years of service prior to age 60. This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Oregon National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
1st Area: Current permanent full time support personnel of the Oregon Air National Guard.
2nd Area: Current members of the Oregon Air National Guard.
3rd Area: Individuals eligible to become members of the Oregon Air National Guard.

Application materials must be received in our office by Friday, March 22, 2013. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military Requirement: Enlisted Only
  • AFSC: 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, & 3D1X3

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:
This position is located in the Plans and Resources Flight of a Base Communications Squadron. The purpose of this position is to serve as the Base Information Assurance Manager who is the wing commander’s authority and focal point for Information Assurance. Manages the communication-computer security (COMPUSEC) program, Air Force Electronic Key Management System (AFEKMS), Emission Security, and Information Assurance Awareness Programs. Serves as the Wing Information Assurance Manager.  Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources and information processed throughout the system’s life cycle. Establishes and publishes base-wide policy to manage the INFOSEC (also known as COMPUSEC) program and provides advice and guidance in its implementation and in procedures used in the development and operation of systems. Assists all base organizations in the development of their individual INFOSEC program. Disseminates information and ensures computer security practices are adhered to by all functional areas. Reviews, analyzes, and validates certification and accreditation (C&A) packages. Continuously identifies and analyzes threats and vulnerabilities to the information systems to maintain an appropriate level of protection. Ensures computer software designs address information system security requirements. Accomplishes risk analysis, security testing, and certification due to modifications or changes to computer systems. Evaluates, assesses, or locally tests and approves all hardware, software, and firmware products that provide security features prior to use on any accredited information system or network. Certifies all software prior to installation and use on communications and computer systems. Executes computer security plans and enforces mandatory access control techniques such as trusted routers, bastion hosts, gateways, firewalls, or other methods of information systems protection. Manages the Network Security Program. Implements and advises on IT security policies and procedures to ensure protection of information transmitted to the installation, among organizations on the installation, and from the installation using Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), the World Wide Web, or other communications modes. Utilizes current and future multi-level security products collectively to provide data integrity, confidentiality, authentication, non-repudiation, and access control of the LAN. Reports to MAJCOM, Air Force Communications Agency, National Security Agency, and Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team all incidents involving viruses, tampering, or unauthorized system entry. Controls access to prevent unauthorized persons from using network facilities. Limits access to privileged programs (i.e., operating system, system parameter and configuration files, and databases), utilities, and security-relevant programs/data files to authorized personnel. Implements methods to prevent or minimize direct access, electronic or other forms of eavesdropping, interpreting electro-mechanical emanations, electronic intercept, telemetry interpretation, and other techniques designed to gain unauthorized access to IT information, equipment, or processes. Evaluates unusual circumstances to recognize and define potential vulnerabilities and selects and oversees the installation of physical and technical security barriers to prevent others from improperly obtaining such information. Conducts the Information Assurance Awareness Program which uses computer-based training for both initial and recurring information protection training. Maintains required course records. Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program (CAP). Formulates and develops communications security criteria and requirements for inclusion in mobility, contingency, and exercise plans. Maintains accountability for sensitive cryptographic materials and related COMSEC information. Oversees issuance of COMSEC materials. Maintains COMSEC inventory on the Computerized Management of COMSEC Material (CM2) database. Prepares and evaluates written plans for emergency actions and ensures personnel are fully qualified in the execution of plans. Investigates COMSEC security incidents to determine the possibility of compromise to COMSEC materials and ensures documentation and reporting to appropriate channels. Performs destruction, receiving, issuing transferring and inspecting COMSEC material within the most stringent timelines. Furnishes written guidance to user accounts concurring effective dates, accounting procedures, destruction requirements, and physical security of COMSEC materials including key. Performs semi-annual functional reviews of all COMSEC user accounts, physically inspecting the user’s COMSEC facilities, reviewing procedures, and audit of all cryptographic holdings. Manages the Certification Authority Workstation. Manages the CAP by conducting briefings prior to granting access to cryptographic information. Documents cryptographic access certificates and acts as liaison for scheduling polygraph examinations of personnel enrolled in the program. Implements and manages the Air Force Electronic Key Management System (AFEKMS) program. This includes system configuration and operation of the Local Management Device, Data Transfer Device, and Key Processor. Initializes the system, performs system backups, determines operator access, and control functions (privilege management), reloads and configures the operating system’s parameters. Installs or oversees installation of local COMSEC account hardware and software, including training alternates in the AFEKMS operations. Serves as secure telephone units/elements (STU-III) user Representative and Emissions Security Program Manager. Develops, implements, and monitors security systems for the protection of controlled cryptographic cards, documents, ciphers, devices, communications centers, and equipment.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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METHOD OF EVALUATING QUALIFICATIONS:

General Experience:
This series covers two-grade intervals that manage, supervise, lead, administer, develop, deliver, and support information technology (IT) systems and services. This series covers only those positions for which the paramount requirement is knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods; e.g., data storage, software applications, networking. Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.


Education Requirements:
None to list for this position. 

Specialized Experience:

Within their resume applicants must explain how they have gained the Specialized Experience required for this position. Applicants at the GS-11 level must have 36 months of experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position.


OREGON NATIONAL GUARD CORE VALUES:

Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)


OREGON NATIONAL GUARD VISION:

Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade.

Unit of military assignment is any supporting unit of 142 FW. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.


BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following parts:

  1. Your resume
  2. Explanation of Specialized Experience
  3. Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed.
The complete Application Package must be received in our office no later than 1630 hrs (4:30 pm PST) on Friday, March 22, 2013.

We are not currently accepting on-line applications. Please use the following information to submit your application.
    By Mail:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • JFHQ-HRO/Staffing
  • PO Box 14350
  • Salem, OR 97309
    Hand deliver to:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • 1776 Militia Way SE Room 150
  • Salem, Oregon.
    *E-mailing is reserved for certain circumstances such as deployment, military schooling and extended TDY’s. Prior approval is required before an application is submitted via email.
    Important information regarding completion and Submission of your Application Package:
  • Applications must be typed or printed in legible dark ink. Please sign and date each application.
  • Be sure to include the announcement number and position title on your application.
  • You may staple your application. Do not bind, tab, or use document protectors.
  • Submit only single sided copies of all application documents.
  • Applications submitted using government resources will not be accepted.
  • When mailing your application it is recommended that you obtain a delivery confirmation receipt showing the date your application was mailed. Please allow several business days for mail delivery prior to Friday, March 22, 2013.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position.
  • Current Resume
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience
  • Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)
  • Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only
    Current AGR members intending to remain AGR must submit the following:
  • NGB Form 34-1, Application for Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) - Position Announcement number and position title must be annotated on this form.
  • Current Report of Individual Personnel (RIP) - In lieu of a RIP, applicant may provide a printout from the Virtual MPF (VMPF). Documents must show your ASVAB scores.
  • Copy of current physical fitness assessment.
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Pedro Velasquez
Phone: (503)584-3926
Email: PEDRO.VELASQUEZ.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Oregon National Guard
JFHQ-HRO
PO Box 14350
ATTN Staffing
Salem, OR
97309-5047
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After the announcement closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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Job Announcement Number:

AF13-350 330777

Control Number:

338245600